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Articles from the December 14, 2018 edition

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 By Elin Kittelmann    Events   

Quickbooks for small business owners, Dec. 20

Join Fallon/Carter County Extension and Southeast Montana Area Revitalization Team on Dec. 20 for a free hands-on training with QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online for all industries. Learn how to record bank and credit card transactions,...

 
 Events   

Annual Cemetery Meeting

As another year comes to a close, it is time to have the Annual Beaver Lodge Cemetery Association Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Johnny and Sue Breding residence on Jan. 10, 2019 at 7...

 

Eagle holiday schedule

The regular Christmas issue of the Ekalaka Eagle will be published on December 21. Letters to Santa and greetings from businesses and individuals will be included. The issue dated December 28 will correspond with the usual date after Christmas that...

 
 Events   

Open house for Courtney December 31

An open house will be held for James E. Courtney on December 31 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Carter County Courthouse. Courtney has served as the District #3 County Commissioner since 2001 and chose not to seek another term in November. Everyone is...

 

Fix receives All-State recognition

Bulldog Senior Caleb Fix earned All-State recognition for Montana 6-Man football this season. Due to 6-Man East Conference playoff success this year, Cole Murnion from Jordan, Jared Fisher from...

 

Dogs open season at Lavina

Last weekend the Bulldog men took the court in a start-of-season tournament at Lavina. Blue went 1-1 to start their season, defeating Reed Point-Rapelje and losing to Winnett-Grass Range. The Dogs took a one point lead at the half in their game...

 

Lady Blue goes 1-1 to start season

On Friday, the Lady Bulldogs opened their basketball season in Lavina against Reed Point-Rapelje. The girls controlled the majority of the contest, outscoring their opponent 17-1 in the second quarter, and winning by 33 points. Blue showed early...

 

Junior high girls finish second at end of year tourney

The Ekalaka Junior High Pups girls basketball team finished in second place at their end of the year tournament on November 17. The girls handily defeated Melstone in their first game. In the next game the girls squeaked out a tight victory against...

 
 By Dean Meyer    Voices    December 14, 2018

Hat Tips

Hello, I’m too young to remember the good old days. I guess they were in the early 1900s. When you didn’t have snow plows and four-wheel drive tractors. You didn’t have snow blowers and insulated underwear. You didn’t have front-end loaders...

 

Legal Tips

Here is part two of my four-part series of articles dedicated to providing you, the community, with information regarding basic estate planning documents, forms, and what to do with the information. In this article I talk about Living Trusts and the...

 

Bright Ideas

When we lived on the farm, my dad would always cut our tree from a forested hillside. The sizes varied with the years. Our old farmhouse had 10 ft. ceilings, and one year the tree he harvested touched the ceiling. Mom and dad started stringing the...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, here’s an interesting Bible Verse for this season from Psalm 62:5: “My soul waits silently for God alone, for my expectations are from Him.” As we practice Your Presence, Lord, we can expect. A story...

 

Letter to the editor

I have a crazy idea, I am a crazy idea sort of guy. Anyway, you know how we used to have several news columns from various parts of the county. Now we are down to Capitol News. How about having a news column about people who used to live in Ekalaka,...

 

What I have been up to lately

I haven’t written a story for the Eagle recently and I thought some of you might want to know what I have been up to. My daughter Brenda, recently got a job in Sacramento in the field that she was in before she came up here to help me with her...

 

Montana tales and tails

It seems to take a while after sunrise now for birds to gather at the bird feeder by the kitchen window. On winter mornings like those recently, when the temperature struggled to rise much above...

 

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